Proven Management Team

The EverSafe management team brings together a wealth of expertise in matters involving technology, financial fraud and identity theft, elder abuse, credit management and cybersecurity. Our team is focused on the important mission of providing services that protect the financial security and well-being of older Americans.

Howard Tischler

Founder and CEO

Howard founded EverSafe after his mother was financially exploited and his research revealed no viable solutions to protect seniors from this devastating experience. A specialist in applying technology to solve challenging problems, Howard spearheaded the development of EverSafe, an effective and affordable solution designed to address the unique exploitation issues facing an aging population. As a seasoned technology executive, Howard brings a blend of expertise in financial services, risk management, data analytics and software development to EverSafe. In addition to serving as EverSafe's CEO, Howard is lead director of Dealertrack Technologies and serves on the advisory boards of Lendkey and the George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Howard was inducted into the George Washington University Engineering Hall of Fame in 2012.

Elizabeth Loewy

General Counsel and Senior Vice President for Industry Relations

Liz spent the last 30 years fighting crime and is an expert on issues related to elder financial abuse and identity theft. Before coming to EverSafe, Liz was Chief of the Elder Abuse Unit in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office. She oversaw the investigation and prosecution of approximately 800 elder abuse cases annually. She served as co-counsel in the trial involving the financial exploitation of well-known philanthropist Brooke Astor by her son and his attorney, which resulted in convictions to both defendants. At EverSafe, Liz's goal is to prevent financial exploitation before it escalates - often costing victims a lifetime of savings. Liz is a sought-after speaker at conferences nationwide and conducts training sessions on financial abuse and how technology can be used to address elder fraud. She is frequently quoted in national publications and has appeared on television and radio.

Christopher Grover

Vice President, Marketing

Chris has more than 30 years marketing experience in companies ranging from successful start-ups to Fortune 1000 companies. He has worked with a variety of business and consumer clients including United Healthcare, SiriusXM Radio, Marriott, CSC, Raytheon, and Bechtel. Chris previously helped launch two successful start-up companies and has held marketing positions at Martin Marietta (now Lockheed Martin) and GE. He serves on the board of the Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation.

Chris Federowicz

Chief Technology Officer

Chris excels at developing safe, secure and easy-to-use web-based business and financial sites. This expertise, along with his master's degree in Cybersecurity, is critical to his work at EverSafe, where he is responsible for developing and maintaining the company's technology platforms and managing relationships with technology partners. Before joining EverSafe, Chris was development manager for First Advantage CREDCO, a leading provider of credit reporting and identity verification services. Prior to that, he served as a developer and technologist for two financial software and services companies.

Kathleen Quinn

Executive Director, National Adult Protective Services Association

Kathleen Quinn is the executive director of the National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA), the only national organization representing Adult Protective Services programs (APS), professionals and clients. NAPSA, which has over 500 members, was recently funded by the Administration on Aging to establish the first National APS Resource Center. Ms. Quinn previously served as policy advisor on senior issues to the Illinois Attorney General and the chief of the Bureau of Elder Rights for the Illinois Department on Aging. She is also a former board member of the National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the recipient of several awards for her victim advocacy work.

Mark Lachs, MD

Director of Geriatrics for the New York Presbyterian Health System

Mark Lachs, M.D., M.P.H., is professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Director of Geriatrics for the New York Presbyterian Health System. He is also director of Cornell's Center for Aging Research and Clinical Care and director of geriatrics for the New York Presbyterian Health System. Dr. Lachs' research, teaching and clinical experience centers on elder abuse and improving the quality of life for older adults. The focus of his research includes the identification of risk factors for reported elder mistreatment, and more recently, the survival of older adults who have experienced mistreatment.

Risa Breckman, LCSW

Executive Director of the NYC Elder Abuse Center

Risa Breckman is a licensed clinical social worker who has been at the forefront of developing programs, protocols, educational forums and materials on elder abuse and neglect. A pioneer in establishing elder abuse victim support groups, Ms. Breckmen co-wrote the AMA guidelines on elder abuse, developed training materials used internationally, and co-wrote Strategies for Helping Victims of Elder Mistreatment, the seminal book guiding interventions. She is the Executive Director of the NYC Elder Abuse Center and an assistant professor at Weill Cornell Medical College.

Robin Slade

President and CEO, Foundation for Payments Fraud Abatement & Activism

Robin Slade is an expert in financial services fraud reduction. As senior vice president and COO at The Santa Fe Group, she counsels clients on identity theft, phishing and consumer loan fraud, as well as on online banking and e-commerce issues. Ms. Slade is also president and CEO of the Foundation for Payments Fraud Abatement & Activism, a nonprofit corporation that created FraudAvengers.org, a weblog focused on helping consumers lessen their exposure to fraud and scams. In addition, she is helping launch the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance, the first public/private sector-coordinated effort dedicated to developing solutions and best practices for medical identity fraud.

Krishna Gopinathan

President and COO, Global Analytics

Krishna Gopinathan is the founder, president and COO of Global Analytics, a firm that applies predictive analytics to financial services applications. Mr. Gopinathan previously co-founded Burning Glass Technologies, a pioneer in applying advanced natural language processing technology to the human resources industry. Previous to that, he developed credit card fraud detection systems as a vice president for HNC Software. His key patents include the much-cited "Fraud detection using predictive modeling" and "Risk determination and management using predictive modeling and transaction profiles for individual transacting entities."

Brad Keller

Director, Third-Party Party Risk and Compliance, Prevalent Inc.

Brad Keller has more than 20 years' experience developing and implementing risk management programs at financial institutions. Focusing on the risk of doing business online, he has implemented leading-edge programs for the identification and mitigation of identity theft and online fraud. The director of third-party risk and compliance at Prevalent Inc., Mr. Keller focuses on risk management, privacy, online fraud and authentication issues. He has previously held senior management positions with the Santa Fe Group, Wachovia Bank and SunTrust Bank, and practiced law for more than 10 years.